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around... and if he'll settle for second or third place. and its a number no u-s lottery player has ever seen before ... we'll tell you how much is now on the line in tomorrow's powerball drawing and w much you'll walk away with if you take the cash option. news at four front door open good afternoon ... i'm sonya heitshusen. .and i'm dan winters ... thanks for joining us. blustery nw winds will kick in tonight and begin a drop in temperatures that will extend through the overnight and all day saturday, with the bottom not arriving until sunday morning. temperatures on saturday will start in the upper-teens around 7 am, and drop into the single digits by evening. saturday night, wind chills will be in the -15 to -20 range through sunday morning. sunday will be cold as well, with highs in the low teens, but temperatures will actually begin to climb sunday night into monday. the 7-day will bring a break from the rain as light snow wraps up this evening, leaving only minimal chances for
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we begin today with the trial of
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his girlfriend's daughter. we heard from both sides in opening statements this afternoon. mike dasilva joins us live from the polk county courthouse with more ... four teenagers are facing serious charges, accused of
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four teenagers are facing serious charges, accused of
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teen at gun point in fort dodge. police say 19-year old dakota marnach ... 18-year old ricki riley ... along with a 15-year old and 17 year-old... forced a boy into a car at gunpoint last night. the victim says he was forced to drive to a local park. he was then assaulted and his vehicle was damaged. the suspect ran to a nearby home and called police. police are witholding the names of the two minors who are charged. the suspects face charges ranging from drug possession to kidnapping. a newton pastor is recovering this evening after being hit by a car. cory stout was aiding a stranded driver on wednesday when he was hit by a drunk driver. he suffered cuts to his face and some bruising. he's now recovering at home. tonight at five we'll hear from pastor stout ... and tell you who is charged with hitting him. the newest member of the ankeny police department made quite an impression on his first day on duty. new k9 officer bosco went out on
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sniff out 40 pounds of marijuana. the drugs had a street value of 122- thousand dollars. bosco joined the police force just before thanksgiving. the salvation army of des moines is opening a new thrift store ... even as it tries to make up for a funding shortfall for next year. today was the grand opening of the store on merle hay road ... the biggest salvation army store in the state. the charity is still in the midst of it's red kettle campaign that funds most of its services for the year. at last check, they were still hoping to raise another 300-thousand dollars by the end of january. he ran all over the record books in his three years at iowa state university ... now he'll be immortalized for his time there. troy davis was named one of 16 new inductees into the college football hall of fame today. davis played in ames from 1994 to 1996. he is the only player in division one history to run for two-thousand yards in back-to-back seasons. he was a finalist for the heisman trophy each of those years.
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hall of fame next december at a ceremony in new york city. senator joni ernst is beginning her second year in office by launching another tour of the state. today in ames she said this year she'll push for america to take a more active lead in fighting isis. 'we do need to engage more.. we do truly need someone serving in the white house who understands we have to be responsive to these threats..and we have to do it in a timely manner." ernst weighed in on a number of issues she is worried about in the coming year. they includes the new epa water rules ... and the president's executive orders addressing guns. some of the things that are theyre defining as mental health issues. i get very concerned about that.. and whos making that determination? and are rights being stripped away unfairly. so theres a lot of
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of course the president's action on gun violence has been the topic of trail this week. our political director dave price visited with ohio governor john kasich about it. here's what kasich had to say. 1-248 "you're a guy who can get things done ... you don't always get what you can get a lot." bernie sanders returned to iowa
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hear from many candidates ... he wants to raise taxes. sanders held an event in cedar rapids to show his support for the family leave act now being considered in the u-s senate. he doesn't hide the fact that it will increase taxes ... but he says its a worthy investment for all americans. "the expenditure of a dollar sixty-one cents a week to guarantee that every worker in this country will have three months of paid family and medial leave is good public policy and it is something that we must must do and i will not only do everything that i can as a senator to see that this legislation is passed i will be very proud to sign is as president of the united states" sanders is running a close second to hillary clinton in most recent iowa
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on the republican side mike huckabee is far in the back ... but he says there is still plenty of time to change that. coming up ... i sit down one-on-one with the 2008 iowa caucus winner. hear how he says he plans to duplicate that success and keep the streak of iowa caucus comebacks going. and coming up next ... its in ankeny. we'll show you how you can hit the links anywhere in the world without leaving iowa. it may not be the real putting
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but a new indoor golfing range in ankeny is getting people as close to it as possible... it's that time of year where outdoor enthusiasts are looking for things to keep busy. since the longview golfing dome in grimes closed this fall, golfers in the metro haven't had many options. but backspin indoor golf in ankeny is changing that. the indoor golf range and bar opened just three weeks ago, but its owners say word is traveling fast. it may not look like much when you walk inside... but there are five "golf simulators" with projection screens. a computer system lets golfers pick from 95 virtual courses as well as a driving range. golfers use their own, real clubs and balls, and when you hit the far and fast your ball would go on the
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golf pros who say this makes the perfect winter job... they say this is the real deal. "it's legit. it definitely is. this is similar software to what jordan spieth has in his own home, so i tell people, if it's good enough for him, it's good enough for the average joe." :01-:10 since it opened, backspin says it's had three to five of its simulators full at all times. there's another way to get your "outdoor fix", indoors this weekend. the des moines boat and sports show kicked off at the iowa state fairgrounds this afternoon. the show features plenty of big boats to shop around for... but you can also check out over a hundred vendors selling fishing rods, sporting wear, and even home goods. hunting and fishing professionals will offer seminars throughout the weekend. and you can even support the veterans at this show... the heroes hunting foundation, which raises money for veterans
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trips together, has a table where you can get hoodies, hats, and more. "we all do this mostly out of our own pockets. all the trips that we take, which is all over the country, all the tags, licensing, gas, lodging - all of that is done pretty much out of our own pockets. and, if you've ever been in the military, or know someone who is, we're not paid like congress. so, we're trying to pick up where we can." :01-:17 100 percent of the proceeds from the heroes hunting table will go toward the group's mission. you can check them and all the other vendors out all weekend...the show closes sunday at four. blustery nw winds will kick in tonight and begin a drop in temperatures that blustery nw winds will kick in tonight and begin a drop in temperatures that will extend through the with the bottom not arriving until sunday morning. temperatures on saturday will start in the upper-teens around 7 am, by evening. saturday night, wind chills will be in the -15 to -20 range through sunday morning. sunday will be cold as well, with highs in the low teens, but temperatures will actually begin to climb sunday night into monday. the 7-day will bring a break from the rain as light
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leaving only minimal chances for flurries over the next week. ad lib main weather coming up next ... we have the
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jackpot. find out how much is up for grabs tomorrow ... and how much you'll walk away with if you're a single
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its a numb cordes: most nurses are tough. they're problem-solvers. they like making things better. people don't have access to healthcare because they just can't afford it. bernie sanders understands how pharmaceutical companies and major medical companies are ripping us off. bernie tells the truth, and he's been consistent. he understands that the system is rigged, and he's the only one who can bring real change.
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this saturday's powerball jackpot is expected to reach 800-million dollars. that's right ... nearly a billion dollars could be handed out after saturday's drawing. nbc's chris pollone helps us sort through all the six-digit numbers you need to know before the drawing. you can keep your dire-odds facts and figures to yourself... that wet-blanket of reality isn't stopping these powerball dreamers... because they know somewhere,
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you can go out and see a movie for 20 dollars, or you can get 20 dollars worth of power ball, it's entertainment, have a little fun, so." the eventual winner will have a lot of fun. the ticket buying frenzy pushing the jackpot past 800 million dollars. easily the largest lottery jackpot in u-s history. but just so you know what you're getting into, the odds of taking home the top prize: 1 in 292-million, 201-thousand, 3-hundred thirty 8. you have a better chance of being crushed by an asteroid. becoming president of the united states. or being canonized by the pope. but those things do happen, and someone will win. what if it were you? "probably go on a big long vacation. not work any more for sure." "i don't know, but i'd probably give a lot of it away. i'd probably spend a lot on different things." and what if no one hits the lucky combination saturday night? wednesday's jackpot would be more than a billion dollars. dare to dream. chris pollone, nbc news, new york. a single winner in the saturday
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half-a-billion dollars cash. you have until 8:59 p-m on saturday to buy your ticket. mike huckabee has a one-in-11 shot of winning the iowa caucuses on february first. but he'll have to make up a lot of ground to do so. coming up ... i sit down to talk one- on-one with the 2008 winner. hear why he says he isn't worried about polls ... and how he's proving to
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you got people working incredibly long hours. median family income today -- $4,000 less than it was in 1999. the bottom line of this economy is that it is rigged. what this campaign is about is to demand that we create an economy that works for all of us rather than a handful of billionaires. if you work 40 hours a week in america, you should not live in poverty.
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their own as an act of terrorism. we'll tell you what happened. and it rose from the second tier to the top of the mountain in iowa in 2008. hear how mike huckabee says he'll do it again on february first. news at four front door today ... philadelphia police are saying an unprovoked attack on one of their officers is being investigated as an act of terror. the suspect was captured minutes after he fired on an officer sitting in a parked cruiser. when questioned by detectives ... the man claimed allegiance to the terror group isis. brian mooar has the story. tape / capt. james clark / homicide commander :10 - :16 tape / richard ross jr. / philadelphia police commissioner :34 - :46 tape / robert hartnett, officer jesse hartnett's father :54 - :58 in philadelphia ... a brazen ambush of a police officer sitting in his cruiser. and from the suspect ... a confession every bit as
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"he stated that he pledges his allegiance to islamic state, he follows allah and that is the reason he was called upon to do this." surveillance video captured the moment when the gunman opened fire on officer jesse hartnett ... approaching until he was shooting point blank ... and unloading the last of eleven shots as he retreated . hartnett managed to return fire - even though he was hit three times. "the bravery he demonstrated was absolutely remarkable. his will to live undoubtedly saved his life. and we're ever so thankful to god that he's here today, because this could have easily been a police funeral." police say hartnett lost a lot of blood and underwent hours of surgery. his father says he'll pull through. "gonna be a tough road, but he's a tough guy and he's an excellent philadelphia ... officer." police say suspect edward archer used a gun stolen from an officer's home in 2013. investigators say their biggest question now is whether archer acted on his own - or whether this was a coordinated act of terror. audio outcue: "brian mooar, nbc news, washington." the head of the house homeland
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attack is part of a larger growing trend of terrorists targeting u-s law enforcement. six months after escaping from a mexican prison via a tunnel dug beneath his cell ... drug lord joaquin custody. el chapo escaped from prison tunnel. he was captured following a today. five people with chapo were killed ... as well as a mexican marine. el chapo is the alleged head of one of the biggest drug cartels in the world, he is believed to be responsible for the murder of thousands of people in the name of his business. it took congressional republicans six years to finally send a bill to president obama that repealed the affordable care act. it took the president less than 48 hours to kill that bill. today the president vetoed the bill congress sent to him tuesday night. it also would have cut federal funding for planned parenthood. the national oceanic and atmospheric administration says
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expensive in u-s the second warmest year on record ... second only to 20-12. that warmth fueled a number of severe different storm outbreaks ... from tornadoes to cost each last year. blustery nw winds will kick in tonight and begin a drop in temperatures that will extend through the overnight and all day saturday, with the bottom not arriving until sunday morning. temperatures on saturday will start in the upper-teens around 7 am, and drop into the single digits by evening. saturday night, wind chills will be in the -15 to -20 range through sunday morning. sunday will be cold as well, with highs in the low teens, but temperatures will actually begin to climb sunday night into monday. the 7-day will bring a break from the rain as light snow wraps up this evening, leaving only minimal chances for
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on average, it takes three hundred americans working for a solid year, to make as much money as one top ceo. it's called the wage gap. and the republicans will make it worse by lowering taxes for those at the top and letting corporations write their own rules. hillary clinton will work to close the wage gap. equal pay for women to raise incomes for families, a higher minimum wage, lower taxes for the middle class. she gets the job done for us.
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marco rubio thinks it's unfair to criticize him for missing votes. "but i am going to miss votes, i'm running for president." but he's been missing votes for a long time. "one third of all of his missed votes in 2015 were missed before he announced he was running for president." over the last three years, marco rubio has missed more votes... than any other senator. washington politician marco rubio. doesn't show up for work, but wants a promotion? right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. 1:29-8:1616welcome back ... just completed tour of all 99 counties ... in arkansas you can't parachute into a big event ... real value in understanding the challenges people are facing. 330 you know i wasn't doing a whole lot better at this time
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ago. people are made at their government ... i don't blame them. i havent been in washington, you in the country is arkansas ... someone who they feel like they know who they trust 430 do you still view yourself you run a state you're running a microcosm of the federal government ... you can't say my colleagues in the house or senate would go along with me ... life or death decisions that you can't blame on someon else. 525 what are you going to do at those events to pull yourself out. caucus voter is a serious voter, well informed voter. if i think i couldn't win do you think i would do 150 events in january? if if didn't think i could win i would go home. 625 do you have to win the iowa caucuses to stay in this race? we have to do very well. you'll have a feel for it ... you'll have a feel for when youre done and when you need to go on 709- we have the ability to shock the potlical world. iowa has a way of telling the pundits in their well lit studios ... ive actually been on the field and in the arena ... i've coming down my face and sweat on my brow ... its not about the people its about the stupid policiies ... that's what has to
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blustery nw winds will kick in tonight and begin a drop in temperatures that will extend through the overnight and all day saturday, with the bottom not arriving until sunday morning. temperatures on saturday will start in the upper-teens around 7 am, and drop into the single digits by evening. saturday night, wind chills will be in the -15 to -20 range through sunday well, with highs in the low teens, but temperatures will actually begin monday. the 7-day will bring a break from the rain as light snow wraps up this evening, leaving only minimal chances for
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coming up next ... he says he doesn't push the envelope too far, but he does push it just enough. hear from ricky gervais as he prepares to bring his controversial style back to the
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2015's best in tvglobes.... and a familiar face will be back to host the show. comedian ricky gervais returns for his fourth time as host. mark barger reports on his comeback. nats "seems like everything was 3d this year, except the characters in the tourist". ricky gervais made golden globes snark nats "it must be good, because it's nominated, so shut up!" almost as buzzed about as its awards. "his humor is always that one step over the line of being appropriate." but the globes kept bringing gervais back for more. nats "the man who'll wear literally anything tim burton
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"they said i'd never be invited back. when i was invited back, i did it to show people they were wrong." after turning the hosting chores over to tina fey and amy poehler for the past three years... nats "taylor swift, you stay away from michael j. fox's son!" they've passed the torch back. "i treat it like a gig. i treat it more like a standup show than a tv show." that means sharpening his comedic knives. nats "looking at all your faces reminds me of the great work that's been done this year...by cosmetic surgeons" "yes, he runs the risk of angering some people and hurting some feelings, but you know it's going to be entertaining." a man on a comedic tightrope "i haven't even seen the tourist. who has?" in front of an audience of millions. "this could offend everyone in the world. or, they might like it, but it's the not knowing that's exciting." and it is part of the golden globes' appeal. mark barger, nbc news. we'll be back in three minutes
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...and we begin with opening statements in the trial of a des moines man accused of killing his girlfriend's daughter. the key evidence both sides say will prove his guilt or innocence. 560904 - he face was bandaged up and it looked like he had been through a rocky movie or something a pastor is recovering after police say he was hit by a drunk driver this week... the message he plans to deliver this sunday... and the record powerball jackpot that's crowding customer service lines. and the statistics that could give you
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it was a rainy friday... as our work week comes to a close... our next work week will feel a lot different though... good evening, i'm dan winters. and i'm sonya heitshusen... temperatures are about to tank.. chief meteorologist ed wilson joins us now... ed.. today was the warmest it will feel for a while... blustery nw winds will kick in tonight and begin a drop in temperatures that will extend through the with the bottom not arriving until sunday morning. temperatures on saturday will start in the upper-teens around 7 am, by evening. saturday night, wind chills will be in the -15 to -20 range through sunday morning. sunday will be cold as teens, but to climb sunday night into monday. the 7-day will bring a break wraps up this evening, leaving only minimal chances for
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the trial of joe lopez, the man accused of killing his girlfriend's daughter is now underway... both sides laid out their cases in opening statements today... mike dasilva joins us live from
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